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Deputy Sheriff James W. Killingsworth | Gregg County Sheriff's Office, Texas Gregg County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Deputy Sheriff

James W. Killingsworth

Gregg County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch: Friday, December 29, 1939

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Not available

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Deputy Sheriff James Killingsworth was shot and killed as he and other deputies attempted to arrest a man for several robberies committed in Titus County and Upshur County.

The deputies located the man hiding underneath a bed that the man's mother was lying on. When the deputies ordered the man to come out he opened fire with a handgun, mortally wounding Deputy Killingsworth. The other deputies returned fire and killed the suspect.

Deputy Killingsworth was survived by his wife and three children.

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